Definition of authorization in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌôTHərəˈzāSH(ə)n/


1The action or fact of authorizing or being authorized: the raising of revenue and the authorization of spending power stations will have to obtain authorizations to continue their operations
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  • The problem here is whether the police force have obtained the proper authorization to monitor innocent people.
  • But he Eriksson has alleged the pictures were obtained without his authorisation.
  • Both parties involved would need to attend one of the specialist register offices in person to obtain authorisation.
1.1A document giving permission or authority.
Example sentences
  • If Congress acts and the president signs the annual budget authorizations, then you'll see how meaningless that deal really is.
  • Customers will sign authorisations and receipts on a touch-sensitive pad.
  • The Committee and the City met on September 21, at which time the Committee presented the City with copies of the authorizations signed by the Sandy Beach leaseholders.
assent, agreement, approval, endorsement;
informal the go-ahead, the nod, the thumbs up, the OK, the green light

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Syllabification: au·thor·i·za·tion

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